Dry brushing, also called gharsana, is an important part of the millennia-old Ayurveda healing teachings of India. The aim of dry brushing in Ayurveda is to move the lymph fluid towards the heart. This is intended to guide stored toxins and metabolic waste into the liver and kidneys and, ultimately, to drain them away.

Face brushing is based on the same methods as classic dry brushing. The lymph flow and blood circulation in the face are stimulated by the brush massage, old dead skin cells are removed and toxins are expelled. The skin is optimally supplied with oxygen again, and the production of new, healthy skin cells is stimulated. The grey veil disappears, and fresh, healthy and radiant skin appears.